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One Man’s Trash

As I look around my workshop, I see hundreds of objects that are important to me. Some are favorite tools. Some are jigs and fixtures that I’ve made to make woodworking easier. Some are antique tools that were given to … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Monopoly

“We call this a trend that isn’t correcting itself” Those are the final words in a Twitter stream ignited when one of my friends suggested that, perhaps the new Ultimate Banking edition of Monopoly would help end the chronic mistakes … Continue reading

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Eat at God’s

If we were having a beer, you would announce that you were buying. “Cheryl, pour this young man a Yuengling and bring me a glass of that wonderful Cabernet you serve.” “What are you so happy about?” “I finished putting … Continue reading

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Walk with Intention

Note: This was originally posted on November 19th as part of Sreejit Poole’s inspiring series on walking with intention. If you have some time, I encourage you to read some of these stories.   When Sreejit Poole first suggested that … Continue reading

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Cherished – Scroll Saw Project

The hardest part of this blogfest was narrowing the field of cherished objects down to a single item. The second hardest part was staying south of 500 words because WordPress counts the photo descriptions and, well, I do tend to … Continue reading

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Could I Have a Straw?

Late last week, a cold that had been playing hide-and-seek with me for quite some time decided it was my turn to be “it” and roared to life. Normally one to “sleep in” on weekends until 6:15 or 6:30, I … Continue reading

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Lent by Addition

I have thought about this post several years during Lent, but I have procrastinated to a point well beyond Easter for two reasons. First, I’ve never really touched on religion on this blog. Second, I don’t want to draw undeserved … Continue reading

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